|Elevation||324 m (1,063 ft)|
|• Official||Hindi, Chhattisgarhi|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
Balod is a town in bank of river Tandula and a nagar palika in Balod district in the state of Chhattisgarh, India. Balod is 44 km from Dhamtari and 58 km from Durg. Balod has one college, one court, one CHC ( Community Health Center ), and a jail. Medical facilities are good in Balod. There are two Dams nearby Tandula and Aadmabaad built on rivers sukha and tandula in 1913. Recently[when?] Balod become the 19th district of Chhattishgarh.
Balod is located at  It has an average elevation of 324 metres (1063 feet). balod 2nd A.S.P. Mr paikra.
As of 2001[update] India census, Balod had a population of 21,044. Males constitute 51% of the population and females 49%. Balod has an average literacy rate of 73%, higher than the national average of 59.5%; with 56% of the males and 44% of females literate. 13% of the population is under 6 years of age. Prashant Agrawal, the famous business tycoon, belongs to this city.
- Falling Rain Genomics, Inc - Balod
- "Census of India 2001: Data from the 2001 Census, including cities, villages and towns (Provisional)". Census Commission of India. Archived from the original on 2004-06-16. Retrieved 2008-11-01.
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